Monthly Archives: April 2008

Saddam’s deputy due to go on trial in Iraq

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Tariq Aziz, the former deputy prime minister of Iraq, is due to stand trial for crimes against humanity. The 72-year-old has not been seen in public since giving himself up to US troops two weeks after the fall of Baghdad in 2003.…

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Orthodox Christians Celebrate Easter

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Thousands of Orthodox Christians gathered at Jerusalem’s Church of the Holy Sepulchre on Saturday to witness what they believe is the miraculous appearance of “holy fire” on the eve of Orthodox Easter. Around 150,000 Pilgrims from the Eastern Orthodox…

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The church of the East celebrates Easter

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ISTANBUL – Turkish Daily News Protestant and Catholic Easter might be over and done with, but this weekend the Eastern Orthodox Church in Turkey takes its turn to commemorate the crucifixion…

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A new phase for Seyfo recognition

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A lot of activities concerning Seyfo have been organized last couple of years. With Seyfo Centre as the driving power many lectures were given in Assyrian associations and churches. Furthermore there have…

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Christians Face Extinction in Northern Iraq

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By Kenneth R. Timmerman /NewsMax.com  Thousands of Christians fleeing persecution in other parts of Iraq have returned since 2004 to ancestral lands in the Nineveh Plain, just north and east of Mosul.…

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In E.U., hope dims for Iraqi refugees

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By Mariah Blake | Correspondent of The Christian Science Monitor Södertälje, Sweden – Last year, Mr. Tobya watched his livelihood turn to ashes. First, insurgents with Molotov cocktails torched his…

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Demonstration in Brussels against Persecution of Iraqi Christians

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Dan Wooding /ASSIST News Service BRUSSELS, BELGIUM — According to Agence France-Presse (AFP), nearly 4,000 people demonstrated in Brussels on Saturday (April 19, 2008) against violence perpetrated against Iraqi Christians in the strife-torn country, according to police and organizers.…

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Kurds Provide Safe Haven for Christians

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By Kenneth R. Timmerman/Newsmax.com | 4/24/2008 The Kurdish regional government in Northern Iraq is providing a safe haven to several thousand Iraqi Christians who have fled persecution in other parts of the country, government officials and local pastors told Newsmax.…

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Attention all 2007/2008 Graduates!

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The Chaldean American Student Association in alliance with the Chaldean Federation of America would like to present: THE 26th ANNUAL C.A.S.A. CHALDEAN COMMENCEMENT…

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